Author: Mike Katounas

Changing the clocks in the autumn marks an excellent time to winterize your home - if you haven't already. Early November is an ideal time in Northern Virginia to winterize your home's exterior. Any freeze can cause costly damage to your home inside and out....

Color can affect your mood. So, it's no surprise that paint color can also affect you. You'll want to keep that when selecting a paint color for your home office. The right colors can help boost productivity! Color = Mood If you want to create a relaxing...

Our clients with children often ask about paint that can be easily cleaned in case their little ones leave marks, scuffs, or other evidence of their presence. (No shaming here. Everyone with kids has been there!) The answer is relatively straightforward: the shinier the paint,...

Painting is so much more than picking a color. We understand this at Home Works Painting. It's why we will ask you a series of essential questions at our first meeting, and your answers will directly impact the project. We will explain the decisions you need...

Benjamin Moore announced their pick for Color of the Year 2023. It's certainly a bold choice! Raspberry Blush 2008-30 is "the definition of charismatic color," according to the company. Raspberry Blush is a show-stopping, rich combination of red and orange. Its boldness is also reflected in the rest...

We love collaborating with past clients on their new projects. Sue and Bob of Vienna gave us that opportunity this past August, making it our third project with them. We were happy to help them, partly because we did more than paint. Read on for...

As painting contractors, we often talk about the transformative power of paint because color can make a huge difference! Here are four creative ideas to help you add character to your home. To have a fabulous room, you don't need architectural details, like molding or paneling....

Paint color trends often reflect how broader society is feeling or behaving. Cool greys, whites, and pastel blues and greens have been popular for several years. Then about two years ago, we began to see a few hues more rooted in nature peeking through, particularly...

Do you know paint finishes well enough to pick the right one for your walls? Paint comes in different finishes. As a long-time painting company in the Sterling, Virginia area, we know that paint finish (also known as paint sheen; we'll use the names interchangeably...

With decades of painting experience, we've learned to ask many questions before taking on a job. The questions and client's answers help guarantee a project's success and a client's satisfaction. And we like it when our clients are happy! Unfortunately, although it's rare, sometimes projects do...

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